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HORACE MCQUEEN: East Texas History Captured on Film

Those who have been around for sixty years, or more, have many memories of the “old times” in East Texas. Mary Wallace, a friend...

HORACE MCQUEEN: USDA in hot seat over ‘gifts’

By HORACE MCQUEEN Columnist A couple months ago, President Trump announced a program to give several billion dollars to “distressed” farmers raising certain commodities. Cotton, grain,...

THE STRONG WOMAN: Pick Your Poison

The Strong Woman: “Pick Your Poison” By Claire Cooper Black theweekender@live.com The Texas Legislature is in session this year from January 8, 2019 thru May 27, 2019. ...

Weekly Bible Commentary 1-20-19

Weekly Bible Commentary by Wes Woodard Matthew 28 – “Jesus Is Risen!”  When Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to the gravesite, an angel had...

THE WEEKENDER: Speaker Pelosi Added to The No Fly List

By CLYDE BLACK theweekender@live.com I heard myself say that I’m tired of politics.  Shame on me.  Politics and political action is everywhere!  Everyone who is in...

HOUSTON COUNTY LAKE REPORT 2-16

66F surface water temperature, water stained in color, and normal level. Very good black bass to 9 pounds 15 ounces by Roger Ayers using a...

It’s Scandalicious!

And Why We Should Care By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS –Before the first touchdown has even been scored in the upcoming season, football is in...

All Chicken Litter Is Not Equal!

Using chicken litter as a fertilizer is becoming more common in East Texas. The growing number of houses built to house chickens means more...

HORACE MCQUEEN: Just Traveling East Texas

Grass is growing, along with weeds, and moisture is plentiful. Couldn’t ask for more! As we run the highways and byways of East Texas,...
Grapeland Texas, The Grapeland Messenger

From the Desk of GISD Superintendent Don Jackson

Special to The Messenger GRAPELAND - I just want to take a minute to say how proud I am of our school and community. During...